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  • Eight-day strikes at 12 Scottish universities begin

    Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are disputing pay, working conditions and pensions.

    BBC News
  • Woman reveals heartbreak of losing her baby at eight days old

    Heidi Loughlin, 36, from Bristol, paid tribute to her daughter in an emotional Twitter post, writing that eight-day-old Ally was 'a huge beam of light in what was a dark time for our family.'

    Mail Online
  • Senate confirms eight Trump court picks in three days

    The Senate confirmed eight of President Trump's court picks this week, underscoring the rapid pace the GOP-controlled chamber has set on judicial nominations. The confirmations came in back-to-back days with one di

    TheHill
  • Bears vs. Lions: Final score and highlights for Thanksgiving Day

    Allen Robinson runs with the ball against the Lions on Thanksgiving Day. | Rey Del Rio/Getty Images The Bears held on for a 24-20 victory over the Lions at Ford Field. Mitch Trubisky threw three touchdowns, Anthony Miller caught a career-high nine passes for 140 yards and the Bears rallied for a 24-20 win over the Lions on Thanksgiving Day. David Montgomery scored the go-ahead TD with just over two minutes in regulation off a short pass from Trubisky to complete a nine-play, 90-yard drive....

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Canada rail strike ends after eight days with tentative agreement

    Union members expected to ratify deal with CNOperations likely to be fully restored on WednesdayCanada’s longest railway strike in a decade has ended after Canadian National Railway Co, the country’s biggest railway, reached a tentative agreement with workers that would help restore grain exports and transportation of chemicals and heating fuel. Related: Canada rail workers stage huge strike over fatigue and safety concerns Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • ANALYSIS: Biden all-in on Iowa ahead of eight-day bus trip

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Joe Biden's campaign has suggested he could win the 2020 Democratic nomination even if he loses in the two most prominent primary season states, Iowa and New Hampshire.

    Washington Examiner
  • Elderly woman is rescued after getting stuck in her bath for EIGHT days

    The unnamed woman in her 70s had been at her home in Loughborough, Leicestershire. The alarm was raised by workers at Wiltshire Farm Foods who called both the police and ambulance service.

    Mail Online